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CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 1:00pm EDT
is not what they wanted. host: one moment from the democratic convention, vice president joe biden -- [video clip] >> my fellow americans, we now find ourselves at the hinge of history. and the direction we turn is literally in your hands. it has been truly a great honor to serve you and serve with barack, who has stood up for you for the past four years. i know the incredible confidence he has in all of you. i know this man. yes, the work of recovery is not yet complete. but we are on our way, the journey of hope is not yet finished, but we are on our way, and the cause is not fully accomplished, but we are on our way. i say to you tonight, with absolute confidence, america's best days are ahead and we are on our way. in light of that horizon, for the values that define us, for the ideals that inspire us, there is only one choice. that choices is to move forward and finish the job and reelect president barack obama. host: for those that remember, ted kennedy's speech in 1980 echoing the hope still lives and the dream never dies. your take on the vice president's role in all of this? guest:
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm EDT
department, and was a counsel to then-senator joe biden. johnson was jay general counsel for the defense department until last year. a legal overview of everything the u.s. military and defense department was doing , a lot of which we will discuss here. for the general counsel air force and assistant u.s. attorney, hired in new york by rudy giuliani, back in the day. jane harman needs no introduction to anybody here. he is the executive director of the woodrow wilson center. served how many terms in congress? nine terms in congress as ranking member on the house intelligence committee for many years, and then the homeland security committee. is the executive director of the aclu, and has been a consistent voice for civil liberties on all the issues we are going to talk about. let us start right off with the nsa program. i know some of it was covered in the previous panel, but i want to get into, with raj, how it actually works. i am talking about the metadata program, which was probably the biggest disclosure by edward snowden, the fact that millions and millions of records of we
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 1:00pm EDT
lawmaker. that is the sort of resources and reporting that we pride ourselves on. and >> i remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take a vantage of opportunities that are out there? i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running p oliticfact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for opportune it -- opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand understandience, on htm html and want to take the curiosity of record a list and put it to work on th
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 9:00pm EDT
president joe biden told all of us. he said, if anybody a tax or house, just go outside with a double barrel shotgun, and fire both barrels in the air, which is very, very good advice, if it so happens you are being attacked by a flock of geese. [laughter] but let me tell you, that fight over guns -- in the early days and weeks, that fight looked unwinnable. the momentum was entirely with the president. all of the media told us it could not be won, and there were lots of senators on the edge, waiting. a handful of senators stood up and said, we will filibuster any legislation that amends the second amendment right to keep and bear arms. [applause] what happened next was exactly the same thing that happened with drones. what happened next was, the american people began getting involved, began tweeting, began calling their senators and saying, defend our bill of rights. let me tell you one of the most effective defenders we have of the second amendment is your senator, kelly ayotte. and any new york mayor -- [boos] who thinks he can come up here and believe the senator from new hampshir
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